365 bilder från Indien
Fotoutställning av Geetanjali Sachdev. Växthusen 13 maj - 10 juni. Vernissage 13 maj kl. 13.
Designern och pedagogen Geetanjali Sachdev från Bangalore utforskar den indiska konstformen rangoli där ofta botaniska mönster används. Det anordnas även en workshop under ledning av Geetanjali Sachdev.
Utställningen pågår i Växthusen t.om. 10 juni
Designer and pedagogue Geetanjali Sachdev from Bangalore India exhibits research materials from her Ph.d (Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology)with regard to pedogogy and the botanical. A video work ”Kalendar” by Sachdev, Smriti Mehra and Gabriel Harp: composed of 365 rangolis is central to the exhibition. These particular Rangoli patterns were found just outside the gates of houses located in Yelahanka, Bangalore. Each pattern marks a day of the year with a pattern and festivals are marked with flowers. There will be a one day workshop for visitors to the Botanical Garden to experiment with rangoli. Rice powder, pigments and forms from Bangalore will be used as well as botanical ” refuse” or bring own materials. Ideas lifted in the workshop concern ritual, superstition, tradition and sustainability. The exhibition also includes documentations of botanical images as wedding announcement and decorated trucks; bringing some of the rich visual culture of India to the Garden.